Senior Social Club
Join us in exploring similar interests and social activities. Club activities include: guest speakers, recreational outings, trips, games, volunteer service, and more. Bring a bag lunch, eat, and enjoy a great meeting before senior swim time. Free for seniors.
The New Rochelle YMCA, along with Healthcare Dimensions Inc. and Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, will offer the SilverSneakers Fitness Program to eligible Senior Citizens. This is a program that includes a full membership to the YMCA, which includes our popular SilverSneaker Fitness Classes.
For more information, please call our Welcome Center at (914) 632-1818 ext. 18. Feel free to also inquire at front desk to find out if your insurance carrier is a member of the Silver Sneakers program.
Get up and go with an aerobics class that’s safe, heart-healthy, and gentle on the joints. The work-out includes easy to follow low impact movement, and upper body strength, abdominal conditioning, stretching and relaxation exercises designed to energize your active lifestyle.
Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement, and activity for daily living skills. Hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles, and a ball are offered for resistance, and a chair is used for seated and/or standing support.
Yoga will move your whole body through a complete series of seated and standing yoga poses. Chair support is offered to safely perform a variety of postures designed to increase flexibility, balance and range of movement. Restorative breathing exercises and final relaxation will promote stress reduction and mental clarity.
What on earth is Chair Yotailates, you ask?! The class is an intriguing combination of Yoga, Tai Chi, and Pilates. Multi-exercise-certified instructor, Michael Iachetta, combines the breathing techniques of yoga with the discipline of Tai Chi and the core-strengthening moves of Pilates. This innovative, senior-oriented 45 minute class can be done either sitting or standing and is a great way to stretch and tone your muscles.